Books tagged: literary theory

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The Genetic Function and Nature of LIterature
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Essay » Literature
Literature is found in many primitive and modern cultures, and it does have group survival advantages, and so, according to sociobiological theory, the evidence is strong that literature has a genetic base.
Vector Theory and the Plot Structures of Literature and Drama
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Oestara Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
This book examines what literary and dramatic plotting is--what plot is. "Cynthia Clay has developed an innovative, powerful and extremely useful way for writers to analyze and develop their work. I recommend this book highly." Ben Bova, Hugo winner
Still Waters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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When researcher Teena Shostekovich returns home to find her computer files stolen, she suspects it has something to do with the case she’s working. But a call from the thief complicates things and nothing gets any clearer when Detective Logan Deo arrives. Meanwhile, as the story of cowgirl Jessie Weston unfolds on the shores of Lake Ponder, Teena and Jessie’s paths veer ever closer to collision
Redubbed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: American English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
The hapless young employees at an indy publishing house scramble to save their press after the death of its founder. Unfortunately, his will stipulates that they must put out a book of short stories inspired by James Joyce's Dubliners.
A Kierkegaardian Reading of David Foster Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A Kierkegaardian Reading of David Foster Wallace explores selected fictional works of David Foster Wallace through a critical framework developed by Kierkegaard. It seeks to highlight the similarities in their approaches to the problem of irony, as well as in their strategies for overcoming it.
Collected Works
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 316,760. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Essay » Literature
Canadian writer Norman MacDonald’s complete oeuvre in one edition! Four novels, plus many short stories and essays. Readers who appreciate Hemingway will enjoy MacDonald's simple yet intense tales: a young logger finding his way in the novel "Lost Magnificence", and the "Bugle Trilogy" where a boy becomes a pacifist in an oppressive regime. Essays on his literary theories, poetry, and more.